Statements about Job Accomplishments
Under Mayor Angel Taveras "Providence’s bond rating was downgraded from A to BBB, two steps above junk-bond status."
Says that in his first two years, "Wisconsin has seen its best two-year job growth in a decade."
Says the success of his economic agenda is supported by the fact "we went from unemployment at 9.2 percent when I decided to run for governor four years ago to two points lower."
"Our ranking in terms of the best and worst states to do business in was 43 four years ago, and we just moved up to 17 two weeks ago."
"The economy added more jobs during four years under Obama than it did in the entire eight years under George W. Bush."
"Over the last 10 years, Texas created 33 percent of the net new jobs nationwide."
"Four balanced budgets in a row, with no new taxes for anyone. The best job growth in 12 years. Nearly 130,000 new private-sector jobs. Merit pay to reward New Jersey’s best teachers, and the most education funding ever."
Says he "has repeatedly praised Chuck Hagel’s character, patriotism, bravery, and personal service defending our nation."
"I was the first member of Congress to call him (Barack Obama) a socialist..."
Kohl’s Department Stores in 2012 "announced the creation of 3,000 new jobs."
"I am now the No. 2 member of this House in terms of length of service."
"Unlike the gridlock in Washington, more than 80 percent of the bills we passed during this General Assembly had bipartisan support."
"Scott Walker has even removed the 250,000 jobs promise from his website."
Wisconsin has created "just under 100,000" jobs since he took office.
"Wisconsin still ranks first among the 50 states in manufacturing jobs per capita."
Bill Clinton presided over "the biggest expansion of the American economy since World War II."
Sherrod Brown "voted six times to raise his own pay."
"As governor, I cut $5 billion in spending."
Says Jim Renacci "opposed increasing combat bonuses for our troops."
Says a university survey concluded his Massachusetts administration "had more women in senior leadership positions than any other state in America."
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